The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 38 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 33 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.25% 4.39% 4.14%
As % of the Vendors category 10.48% 11.96% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 10
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£303 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.33% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £172 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.25 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
315 276 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.59% 36.75% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 165 83
Average daily rate £330 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £179 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 16
Average hourly rate £13.25 £11.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.50 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -5 23 £271 -27.66% 12
West Wales +13 6 £495 +23.75%
Mid Wales - 2 £200 -
North Wales - 1 £300 -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 38 (65.52%) Windows
2 29 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 28 (48.28%) Citrix
4 25 (43.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
7 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (27.59%) Linux
7 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
8 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
9 10 (17.24%) Cisco
9 10 (17.24%) VMware ESX
9 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
9 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (15.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (15.52%) DNS
10 9 (15.52%) MCP
10 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
11 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (12.07%) XenApp
12 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (12.07%) Finance
12 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.07%) Clustering
12 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
13 6 (10.34%) Terminal Services
13 6 (10.34%) SLA
13 6 (10.34%) CCNA
13 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.90%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.90%) nginx
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (6.90%) Apache
4 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.45%) JBoss
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.45%) Lync
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.72%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.72%) IIS
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.72%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.72%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) DNS
2 5 (8.62%) DHCP
3 4 (6.90%) SAN
4 3 (5.17%) LAN
5 2 (3.45%) HTTP
5 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.45%) Internet
5 2 (3.45%) Firewall
5 2 (3.45%) Wireless
5 2 (3.45%) IPv4
5 2 (3.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Electronics
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (15.52%) Consultant
2 8 (13.79%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) VMware Consultant
4 5 (8.62%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.90%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Wintel Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Change Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
1 1 (1.72%) MSMQ
1 1 (1.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Clustering
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.17%) DTV
4 3 (5.17%) AS400
5 1 (1.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 38 (65.52%) Windows
2 24 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (27.59%) Linux
3 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.17%) OS/400
9 2 (3.45%) Fedora
9 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.45%) AIX
9 2 (3.45%) CentOS
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.62%) DevOps
4 4 (6.90%) Migration
4 4 (6.90%) ITIL
5 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.17%) Scrum
5 3 (5.17%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.17%) Use Case
5 3 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.45%) Time Management
6 2 (3.45%) Kanban
6 2 (3.45%) Change Control
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.45%) SysML
6 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.45%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.17%) Python
2 3 (5.17%) Ruby
2 3 (5.17%) Java
3 2 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (1.72%) SQL
4 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (15.52%) MCP
4 6 (10.34%) CCNA
4 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.72%) VCP5
6 1 (1.72%) CCENT
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 29 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (43.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.24%) VMware ESX
4 7 (12.07%) XenApp
5 6 (10.34%) vSphere
5 6 (10.34%) Terminal Services
6 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.45%) Firmware
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Puppet
2 4 (6.90%) Ansible
3 3 (5.17%) Vagrant
3 3 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.45%) ARCserve
4 2 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.72%) Legato
5 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.72%) Salt
5 1 (1.72%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.72%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Citrix
2 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.24%) Cisco
4 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.62%) McAfee
6 3 (5.17%) Sophos
6 3 (5.17%) Symantec
6 3 (5.17%) IBM
6 3 (5.17%) HP
6 3 (5.17%) SAP
7 2 (3.45%) F5
7 2 (3.45%) Veritas
8 1 (1.72%) Lotus
8 1 (1.72%) ESRI
8 1 (1.72%) Google
8 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.72%) BMC
8 1 (1.72%) NetApp
8 1 (1.72%) Novell
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